November 21, 2016

Just Say Sorry

You can finally meet your dream girl. Rohit told to himself. He was going through some mixed emotions. He always wanted to get his love back. He knew Sruthi would come back to him. But, on the other hand, he never wanted to break her marriage. In the last three years since she got married, […]

An Unlikely Mother

“Why are you doing this?” asked Shyam. Damodar smiled and said, “You will not understand this. You will never understand this. Let me do what I like to do.” Shyam was unable to control his anger. He tried to remind his father once again about his age and situation by saying, “You are seventy years […]

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The Last Phone Call

Ved’s parents were excited about his first day at his first job. But, he was not so excited. It was his dream company. He worked hard to secure a job in that company. He was looking forward for this day. But, on this day, something else troubled him. As always, he got ready an hour […]

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Senses and Instincts

Since childhood, he knew it all before it happened. Every time a day before a cyclone, he would tell his father that it will rain heavily the next day. Once, he asked his father not to go to work as his father’s office was near to the beach. When his father almost ignored his request, […]

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The Unlikely Prospects

Hailing from a highly conservative and traditional village, Shyam and Radha fell in love with each other but could not let anybody know about it. Not even their friends knew anything about it. Shyam and Radha are used to ignoring each other in college during the day time. However, they meet at 2 am every […]

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Untamed Distress

A bank robbery happened in 21st North. Jason rushed there in time and worked in other cops to track the thieves in a couple of hours. Jason is considered to be an expert in handling such cases. After returning back to his office, he was lauded by everyone for handling the case deftly. He went […]

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Beware of Love

“You try hard. You don’t want to give up. You want to try as long as possible. But, sometimes, you need to give up. You need to know where to draw the line and when to move on,” said Shankar to his students. Though he is the physics lecturer, he is known to give these […]

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The Angst

Ved loved traveling by train. He enjoyed standing at the compartment door early in the morning. He would plug in his ear phones, listen to soothing music, and stand at the compartment door. He would keep his foot firm inside the threshold to avoid falling forward even if the train halted suddenly or there was […]

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A Lovely Infraction

Harika looked around. She thought for a moment and decided not to kill herself. She contemplated many ideas and thought about making her life better. Finally, she decided to face her step mother get what she deserved – respect and money. Harika felt a whiff of fresh air and a great new positive energy. For […]

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The Blissful Journey

Ved came hurriedly to the train station. He was pretty sure he will not get a berth in the train. It is a twenty four hour trip. He was hoping to speak to the conductor and get a berth for this day. Shalini reached the train station. Confidently, she took out her ticket to realize […]

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The Runaway Chaos

Navdeep called his girlfriend Sameera on her land phone and said, “Hey Sam! We have a problem. My Dad met his childhood friend yesterday. His friend has a daughter and my Dad and his friend are planning to get me hitched to this girl. My Dad asked me if I had anyone in my mind. […]

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A Secret Promise

Everyone other than Harish was excited about the competition. Being an athlete, Harish knew everything about these sporting events. But, there was something that always stopped him when he had to participate in national events. His parents were proud when he was one of the most successful athletes in every state level competition. But, his […]

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Victims of Time

On a dull Monday morning, Ved came to his desk and started with his work. He disliked his job, not because it was boring, but because it lacked ambition and determination. He started off well after college and joined a noble cause for a few days. He regretted the fact that he could not continue […]

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Glitz and Glamour

“We are considering a break,” announced Shankar, the super star hero of the country. While he was walking out, his secretary asked, “Did you mean to say break-up?” Shankar realized his mistake. He said, “Gosh! This hangover. Let me go back and tell them that I plan to break up with Nandini.” His secretary, Sharma, […]

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The Mysterious Voice

“Why do you keep calling me again and again?” asked Harish to the stranger on the phone. “Because I love you and I love to talk with you,” said the girl on the phone. The stranger kept on talking something or the other. Though Harish wanted to stop talking with her, he liked her voice […]

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Her Last Words

“My sister is in love with Rajeev and he is an anti-social element. He is a goon and I’m so worried about her,” said Radhika to her classmate. “If he is a goon, how did she fall for him?” asked her classmate. Radhika replied, “I have no clue. She says that it is love at […]

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A Happy Disguise

Kyle waited for Julie in the rooftop restaurant. It was their first date and he did not know how to recognize her. They have been dating online for the last six months. Julie did not want to meet him for a long time. Finally, after Kyle’s insistence, she gathered some courage to meet him. Kyle […]

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The Paradox of Hope

Harish loved conflict more than anything else in his life. He build his life around conflicts. He worked in the Human Resources Department of his company. He was famous for resolving conflicts of any kind. It all started in college. When his seniors and his classmates fought for something else, Harish stepped in resolved the […]

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The College Reunion Party

Everyone ecstatically danced with their classmates. They never thought they would have the same fun they had twenty years ago. Times have changed. People have transformed. Yet, the children in them remained the same. They realized it when they met their college friends in a reunion after twenty years. “Thanks to the social media, we […]

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